Sunday, September 27, 2009

New York Times Sunday Magazine: The School Issue 9.27.2009--Part 1

New York Times Sunday Magazine: The School Issue 9.27.2009
The magazine's education edition looks at challenges and changes in the way we learn.

Preschool: Can the Right Kinds of Play Teach Self-Control? By PAUL TOUGH
Can imaginary play teach children to control their impulses — and be better students?

Junior High: Coming Out in Middle School By BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS
How 13-year-old kids are dealing with their sexual identity — and how others are dealing with them.

High School: The Inner-City Prep School Experience By MAGGIE JONES
At the SEED School, the assumption is that inner-city students will learn more if they spend the school week living away from home. But can you leave the neighborhood behind?

College: When Your Dorm Goes Green and Local Text by CHARLES WILSON and Photographs by SAMANTHA CONTIS
Students at Warren Wilson College are taking higher education back to nature.

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